Personal Finance Daily: The mortgage mistake half of borrowers make
Why you shouldn’t ignore your Social Security statement
Workers recently began to get Social Security benefit estimate statements in their mailboxes again for the first time since 2011. Here’s what to look for when you open yours.
Prepare for the largest wealth transfer in history
Americans will transfer $ 16 trillion in wealth over the next three decades, mostly to family members.
The $ 25,000+ mortgage mistake nearly half of borrowers make
People don’t shop around for mortgages.
IRA accounts are tax-smart and better than ever
Favorable changes to the IRA contribution rules have kicked in. Here’s what you need to know.
5 states most hurt by falling oil prices
North Dakota’s not feeling it.
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The only state where less than half its civilians work
West Virginia’s civilian labor participation rate fell to 49.8% in November.